Episodes

Second Opinion on Holiday Family Drama

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new holiday-themed Second Opinion. We surprise each other with clips related to holiday family conflict, while reacting and sharing our thoughts on the spot. This Second Opinion features scenes from Instant Family and Four Christmases.

In Session with “50/50”

We promise it’s completely normal to feel excitement about the release of a new session. This week, Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran discuss health psychology and critique the therapy portrayal of a psychologist-in-training.

In Mini-Session with Fake Therapists

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran present a Reel Rounds mini-session focused on the portrayal of fake therapists in movies. We share and critique clips of fake therapy in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Central Intelligence.

Second Opinion on SNL and Always Sunny

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Second Opinion. We surprise each other with therapy clips while reacting and sharing our thoughts on the spot. This week’s Second Opinion features an SNL sketch and scenes from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

In Mini-Session for Pride Month

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Reel Rounds. In a special Pride Rounds, we share clips and discuss topics related to the portrayal of transgender women of color in the media.

Mini-Session 2: Q&A with Dr. De Los Reyes

Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as they welcome Dr. Andres De Los Reyes back for a Mini-Session! Dr. De Los Reyes returns to answer listener questions about graduate school, research, and a career in academia.

In Session with “Fight Club”

The first rule of Freudian Scripts is… listen to this week’s session. Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran analyze the famous psychological thriller that had everyone wondering, “Who is Tyler Durden?”  

In Session with “Never Have I Ever”

You’ll feel grata as hell after learning about new diagnoses and therapy with teens this week. Listen to learn some new things and to catch up on all the teenage drama from one of Netflix’s recent hit series. Peace out, Freudian Scripters.

In Session with “You”

Stalk much? This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran analyze the streaming sensation that had fans obsessing even more than its creepy protagonist. Don’t worry. That voice in your head is not Joe’s interior monologue. It’s just our latest episode.

Mini-Session 1: Q & A

Have you found yourself wondering, what is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist? And, how do the doctors really feel about the portrayal of psychology in entertainment? Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran for their first Mini-Session (or mini-sesh, if you will) as they tackle these and other burning listener questions with a little help from producer, Brandon.

Introducing Freudian Scripts

Psychology is everywhere – often showcased on our screens. But, how do we know whether what we see is accurate or dramatized for our entertainment? Introducing Freudian Scripts with Dr. Fran & Dr. Sam. Do criminal profilers actually use psychological principles to solve crimes? Do therapists really have their patients lie down on a couch and analyze their dreams? Well, the doctors are here to break it down for you, answer your questions, and provide some interesting and factual information about psychology. Listen for a sneak peek into our first couple of sessions and hear us analyze some of your favorite movies.

Second Opinion on Holiday Family Drama

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new holiday-themed Second Opinion. We surprise each other with clips related to holiday family conflict, while reacting and sharing our thoughts on the spot. This Second Opinion features scenes from Instant Family and Four Christmases.

In Session with “50/50”

We promise it’s completely normal to feel excitement about the release of a new session. This week, Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran discuss health psychology and critique the therapy portrayal of a psychologist-in-training.

In Mini-Session with Fake Therapists

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran present a Reel Rounds mini-session focused on the portrayal of fake therapists in movies. We share and critique clips of fake therapy in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Central Intelligence.

Second Opinion on SNL and Always Sunny

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Second Opinion. We surprise each other with therapy clips while reacting and sharing our thoughts on the spot. This week’s Second Opinion features an SNL sketch and scenes from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

In Mini-Session for Pride Month

This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran introduce a new mini-session—Reel Rounds. In a special Pride Rounds, we share clips and discuss topics related to the portrayal of transgender women of color in the media.

Mini-Session 2: Q&A with Dr. De Los Reyes

Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran as they welcome Dr. Andres De Los Reyes back for a Mini-Session! Dr. De Los Reyes returns to answer listener questions about graduate school, research, and a career in academia.

In Session with “Fight Club”

The first rule of Freudian Scripts is… listen to this week’s session. Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran analyze the famous psychological thriller that had everyone wondering, “Who is Tyler Durden?”  

In Session with “Never Have I Ever”

You’ll feel grata as hell after learning about new diagnoses and therapy with teens this week. Listen to learn some new things and to catch up on all the teenage drama from one of Netflix’s recent hit series. Peace out, Freudian Scripters.

In Session with “You”

Stalk much? This week Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran analyze the streaming sensation that had fans obsessing even more than its creepy protagonist. Don’t worry. That voice in your head is not Joe’s interior monologue. It’s just our latest episode.

Mini-Session 1: Q & A

Have you found yourself wondering, what is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist? And, how do the doctors really feel about the portrayal of psychology in entertainment? Join Dr. Sam and Dr. Fran for their first Mini-Session (or mini-sesh, if you will) as they tackle these and other burning listener questions with a little help from producer, Brandon.

Introducing Freudian Scripts

Psychology is everywhere – often showcased on our screens. But, how do we know whether what we see is accurate or dramatized for our entertainment? Introducing Freudian Scripts with Dr. Fran & Dr. Sam. Do criminal profilers actually use psychological principles to solve crimes? Do therapists really have their patients lie down on a couch and analyze their dreams? Well, the doctors are here to break it down for you, answer your questions, and provide some interesting and factual information about psychology. Listen for a sneak peek into our first couple of sessions and hear us analyze some of your favorite movies.